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Bristol logistics hubs for Heathrow expansion on airport’s longlist of potential sites

November 17, 2017
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Bristol logistics hubs for Heathrow expansion on airport’s longlist of potential sites

An ambitious plan to bring work potentially worth billions of pounds linked to the expansion of Heathrow Airport to the Bristol area has moved a step closer. Sites at Avonmouth and Severnside have been put forward as potential locations for logistics hubs to pre-assemble components for the airport’s new...

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South West Fairtrade Business Awards 2018 launched with call to action for Bristol’s ethical firms

November 17, 2017
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South West Fairtrade Business Awards 2018 launched with call to action for Bristol’s ethical firms

Bristol’s ethical organisations – large and small – are being invited to enter the annual South West Fairtrade Business Awards. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise the contribution that businesses, organisations and institutes in the region make in support of Fairtrade by buying certified Fairtrade products for...

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New horizons for TLT as it opens 15th floor client suite with panoramic views

November 17, 2017
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New horizons for TLT as it opens 15th floor client suite with panoramic views

Bristol-based national law firm TLT has opened the new top floor extension to its landmark One Redcliff Street headquarters – giving staff and visitors an unrivalled bird’s eye view of the city.  TLT’s major refurbishment of its space at One Redcliff Street, pictured below, which started just over a...

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Shoe hanger firm steps up expansion with move to new HQ at Paintworks

November 17, 2017
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Shoe hanger firm steps up expansion with move to new HQ at Paintworks

Phineas, the Bristol firm which designs and manufactures footwear hangers for the world’s largest brands and retailers, has bought its own head office as it continues to grow. The 1,978 sq ft base at The Paintworks creative hub on Bath Road, pictured, is enabling it to speed up development...

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Experienced construction industry manager takes up reins at David Wilson Homes South West

November 17, 2017
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Experienced construction industry manager takes up reins at David Wilson Homes South West

The Bristol-based South West division of housebuilder David Wilson Homes has appointed Ian Menham as managing director. Ian, pictured, joins the firm – a division of Barratt Developments, the UK’s largest housebuilder – after more than two years as managing director at from sister business Barratt Homes Southern Counties,...

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Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios generates hundreds of jobs as centre for TV and film production

November 17, 2017
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Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios generates hundreds of jobs as centre for TV and film production

An estimated 380 jobs were created on-site at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios last year, according to annual figures that highlight its importance to the region’s film and TV production sector. Some 83% (315) of the full-time equivalent (FTE) positions were filled by crew working on productions made at the...

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High-flying international architect comes home to join Bristol office of BDP

November 17, 2017
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High-flying international architect comes home to join Bristol office of BDP

International architecture firm BDP’s Bristol studio has appointed Yuli Cadney-Toh as architect director. Yuli, pictured, joins having worked on high-profile projects around the world including Sydney’s International Towers and Brookfield Place tower in Perth, Western Australia.  Educated in Bristol and the West, she arrives at BDP with more than...

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Engine Shed 2 project on track after city council gives green light to new innovation hub

November 10, 2017
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Engine Shed 2 project on track after city council gives green light to new innovation hub

Ambitious plans for a second Engine Shed innovation hub in Bristol were this week given the go-ahead by the city council, paving the way for increased long-term, sustainable and inclusive economic growth based on its model of collaboration. Engine Shed 2 will enable it to bring new projects into...

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Confidence climbs to 12-month high as orders and sales strengthen, Business West survey reveals

November 10, 2017
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Confidence climbs to 12-month high as orders and sales strengthen, Business West survey reveals

West of England firms’ domestic sales and orders have grown at their fastest rate for two years, while business confidence is at its highest since before the Brexit referendum, according to the latest survey from Business West. The organisation, the largest business membership group in the region, said the...

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Nash Partnership’s senior management team bolstered with studio design director promotion

November 10, 2017
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Nash Partnership’s senior management team bolstered with studio design director promotion

The Bristol office of planning, design and regeneration consultancy Nash Partnership has boosted its senior management team with the promotion of John Everett to studio design director. The firm, which has its headquarters in Bath, said the move reflected its continued growth in Bristol. John, pictured, was previously an associate...

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Firms to get a chance to find out why Fairtrade makes business sense at Bristol workshop

November 10, 2017
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Firms to get a chance to find out why Fairtrade makes business sense at Bristol workshop

Bristol firms are to get the chance to learn more about the business case behind using Fairtrade products at an event later this month. The workshop, staged by Bristol Fairtrade Network at the Future Economy Centre on Temple Way, will give help and inspiration on ways to source Fairtrade...

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Urgent need for more skilled construction workers to meet demand across West, report shows

November 10, 2017
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Urgent need for more skilled construction workers to meet demand across West, report shows

More than 80,000 construction workers will be needed across the West of England over the next 20 years to help make hundreds of building projects a reality, according to a new report.  The West of England Combined Authority (WECA)I, which commissioned the research, said it would work with colleges,...

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Staff wellbeing, teamwork, yoga – and ping pong – earn Bristol firms happiest workplace awards

November 10, 2017
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Staff wellbeing, teamwork, yoga – and ping pong – earn Bristol firms happiest workplace awards

Four Bristol area firms have been named among the happiest places to work in the South West, with staff enjoying benefits ranging from flexible working and training to meditation and ping pong. The South West Happiest Workplaces awards were launched three years ago by Bristol-based workspace and interior design...

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